Thu, Oct 22 | Mankato Makerspace

WIRE N WINE- Witch's talisman

ITS THAT TIME OF YEAR!!! Time to get Magical! a Pentacle is nothing Scary it symbolizes the 5 Natural Elements ! This is Wire wrapping lesson where you can Relax, Socialize and Learn to make a Copper Wire pendant...Photo depicts what designs we are working that night!
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WIRE N WINE- Witch's talisman

Time & Location

Oct 22, 2020, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Mankato Makerspace, 1700 3rd Ave, Mankato, MN 56001, USA

About The Event

I LOVE FALL and HALLOWEEN! So lets get magical and make some WItchy Pentacles!! 

This is a class where you can kick off your heels, grab a glass of wine and have fun with your friends. Shayna will take you step by step on how to make this stunning pendant!! 

( the specific designs for this event is pictured)

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A Pentacle:

The Pentacle is an ancient symbol representing the  five elements of Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Spirit. The circle surrounding the five-pointed star symbolized these elements working in unity together, so ultimately the Pentacle represents balance and harmony within our self and in nature. It is often worn by Wiccans and other nature based spiritualities who follow the belief that extraordinary things can happen if you live peacefully and respectfully  within the cycles of nature. See Nothing Scary about it at all. Its not associated with any dark practices like we see in the movies.

Your ticket secures your place in the class, as well as materials that will be used for the creation of your project.

PLEASE Register and Purchase Tickets well before class starts ( No Later than 2PM the day of class, this is important so the instructor can have enough supplies prepped ) 

class break down :

* 5 people per class

* 3 hour class- there is a good chance we won't use up the whole time, but everyone works at their own pace and this will ensure that all questions will get answered. and remember this a social event so we will be sipping and talking throughout too.

* Materials- COPPER wire 24g, 18g ,various stone or glass beads, earring hooks

* Use of Tools- needle nose pliers, round nose pliers, wire cutter ( if you have any of these tools at home and would prefer to use your own or gain practice/ better familiarize yourself with them, by all means bring them )

SIGN UP WITH Friends and Family !! This is a fun class that is best experienced with good wine and good conversation and will be excellent bonding for any relationship. Shayna brings a box wine to share with the 21+ crowd, but if you don't like wine (or cheap wine ;) you are totally allowed to BYOB It goes without saying but...please drink responsibly.

We have all been cooped up during these strange and stressful times. Many of us are trying to find fun and safe activities to do with friends and family to help us reconnect after being apart for so all. Class sizes are on the small size and people will be spaced out.

Rest assured that the Makerspace staff are doing their best to keep this a safe environment with extra cleaning and safety protocols. High traffic surfaces are swiped down with clorox throughout the day but please help us out by following these protocols:

If you have been feeling sick please communicate with instructor to postpone or reschedule, open communication is Key!

Sign in when you arrive, Wear your masks, Have A Blast During Class, Wash your hands  periodically, Sign out once you take off for the night.

if you have any questions about the class, a personal project, commissioning metaphysical jewelry or

If you would like schedule a private party just contact - Shayna Swiers via email: sstietje@gmail.com  507-421-1540

A little about the instructor:

Shayna Swiers is a local visual artist who has been honing her craft for over 10 years. She is the Sole proprietor of The Seventh Oak wire, she specializes in woven wire jewelry technques and metaphysical stone/ crystal meanings, healing and lore.

She has her Bachelors of Fine Arts BFA and Masters of Arts MA degree from MNSU.

"Above all Shayna is very patient and kind, you can feel her loving energy right from the moment you meet her. She is very skilled in her craft and has a talent for teaching. She will walk you through every step of your project and will help as much as you request. For instance, I was a little weary of a couple spirials that had gone awry and Shayna fixed it for me with ease and reassuring words that I was indeed doing an enxcellent job and to never feel bad if something needed to be "Tweaked".The whole evening was very pleasant, drinking wine with a couple of my girl friends and our spouses, chatting about life and our experences while making something really cool and rewarding. I would Highly recommend  these Wire and Wine classes to ANYONE and EVERYONE regardless of their skill set or arty background, Shayna made it so easy for us all to succeed."

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  • Makerspace Member
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